The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 761 767 776
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 105 106 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87 79 87
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £35,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
OWASP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87575 81149 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.08% 81.19% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70594 67308 74983
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Salary Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in England

OWASP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 32 £67,500 -1.81% 4
South East -5 28 £45,000 -28.00% 4
Yorkshire -42 16 £42,500 -29.16% 3
North West -4 13 £39,500 +12.85%
West Midlands +2 10 £60,000 -
East Midlands -38 3 £41,000 +7.89% 1
East of England -1 2 £52,500 +45.83% 2
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 99 (50.77%) SQL
2 86 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (43.08%) HTML
4 83 (42.56%) .NET
5 76 (38.97%) CSS
6 73 (37.44%) Java
7 66 (33.85%) ASP.NET
8 62 (31.79%) C#
9 51 (26.15%) SQL Server
10 50 (25.64%) Web Services
10 50 (25.64%) JavaScript
11 47 (24.10%) Selenium
12 46 (23.59%) E-Commerce
13 45 (23.08%) MVC
13 45 (23.08%) Finance
13 45 (23.08%) Information Security
13 45 (23.08%) RESTful
14 42 (21.54%) Scrum
15 41 (21.03%) Microsoft
15 41 (21.03%) HTML5
16 40 (20.51%) MySQL
17 39 (20.00%) XML
17 39 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (20.00%) jQuery
18 38 (19.49%) Mentoring
18 38 (19.49%) CISSP
19 36 (18.46%) Penetration Testing
19 36 (18.46%) Ajax
20 35 (17.95%) Linux
21 34 (17.44%) UML

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 10 (5.13%) Apache
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.54%) IIS
6 2 (1.03%) Node.js
6 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.03%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
2 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.67%) SaaS
2 9 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.31%) Internet
2 22 (11.28%) HTTP
3 15 (7.69%) Firewall
4 10 (5.13%) Wireshark
5 8 (4.10%) SSL
5 8 (4.10%) LAN
5 8 (4.10%) WAN
5 8 (4.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.56%) Network Security
7 4 (2.05%) DNS
7 4 (2.05%) FTP
7 4 (2.05%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.54%) VPN
8 3 (1.54%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.03%) WLAN
10 1 (0.51%) LDAP
10 1 (0.51%) SAN
10 1 (0.51%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 40 (20.51%) MySQL
3 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (5.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.51%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 47 (24.10%) Selenium
2 26 (13.33%) JIRA
3 25 (12.82%) Subversion
4 21 (10.77%) Jenkins
5 19 (9.74%) Metasploit
6 18 (9.23%) NUnit
7 16 (8.21%) MSTest
8 14 (7.18%) Hudson
8 14 (7.18%) CruiseControl
9 13 (6.67%) JUnit
9 13 (6.67%) Eclipse
10 12 (6.15%) Visual Studio
11 11 (5.64%) AppScan
12 10 (5.13%) SpecFlow
13 9 (4.62%) PHPUnit
14 8 (4.10%) TeamCity
15 7 (3.59%) Maven
16 6 (3.08%) TestNG
16 6 (3.08%) Ant
16 6 (3.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 45 (23.08%) Finance
2 24 (12.31%) Retail
3 23 (11.79%) Marketing
4 11 (5.64%) Advertising
5 10 (5.13%) Billing
5 10 (5.13%) Games
6 6 (3.08%) Banking
6 6 (3.08%) Back Office
7 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.03%) French Language
8 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (34.87%) Developer
2 24 (12.31%) .NET Developer
3 22 (11.28%) Tester
4 20 (10.26%) Analyst
5 18 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (9.23%) C# Developer
5 18 (9.23%) Penetration Tester
5 18 (9.23%) Security Specialist
6 17 (8.72%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.72%) Architect
6 17 (8.72%) Consultant
6 17 (8.72%) Senior Developer
6 17 (8.72%) Security Consultant
7 16 (8.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (8.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (5.64%) Security Analyst
9 10 (5.13%) Application Security Specialist
9 10 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
9 10 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 10 (5.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (43.08%) HTML
2 83 (42.56%) .NET
3 76 (38.97%) CSS
4 66 (33.85%) ASP.NET
5 50 (25.64%) Web Services
6 45 (23.08%) RESTful
7 41 (21.03%) HTML5
8 39 (20.00%) XML
8 39 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (20.00%) jQuery
9 36 (18.46%) Ajax
10 34 (17.44%) CSS3
11 26 (13.33%) XHTML
12 23 (11.79%) XSLT
13 22 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 22 (11.28%) Spring
14 21 (10.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (9.23%) .NET Framework
15 18 (9.23%) Hibernate
16 17 (8.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.79%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.28%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.64%) Open Source
4 8 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.10%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 6 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.08%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.56%) W3C
6 5 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.56%) User Experience
7 3 (1.54%) APACS
7 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.54%) EMV
7 3 (1.54%) NHS
7 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.03%) Online Games
9 1 (0.51%) DTV
9 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.95%) Linux
2 25 (12.82%) Windows
3 7 (3.59%) AIX
4 6 (3.08%) UNIX
5 3 (1.54%) Android
5 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.03%) Solaris
7 1 (0.51%) OS/400
7 1 (0.51%) zOS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (23.59%) E-Commerce
3 45 (23.08%) MVC
3 45 (23.08%) Information Security
4 42 (21.54%) Scrum
5 38 (19.49%) Mentoring
6 36 (18.46%) Penetration Testing
7 34 (17.44%) UML
8 27 (13.85%) Software Testing
9 26 (13.33%) OO
10 25 (12.82%) Web Accessibility
10 25 (12.82%) Automated Testing
11 22 (11.28%) Ethical Hacking
12 20 (10.26%) Test Strategy
12 20 (10.26%) Line Management
12 20 (10.26%) Security Testing
12 20 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (9.74%) TDD
13 19 (9.74%) Performance Testing
14 18 (9.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (50.77%) SQL
2 73 (37.44%) Java
3 62 (31.79%) C#
4 50 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 29 (14.87%) PHP
6 21 (10.77%) C
7 19 (9.74%) C++
8 17 (8.72%) Python
9 14 (7.18%) Ruby
10 10 (5.13%) PL/SQL
11 9 (4.62%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.10%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.08%) Scala
13 6 (3.08%) Perl
14 5 (2.56%) PHP5
15 3 (1.54%) Tcl
15 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.51%) VB
17 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (19.49%) CISSP
2 28 (14.36%) Degree
3 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.15%) CEH
4 11 (5.64%) CISM
5 10 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.13%) MCSE
6 9 (4.62%) OSCP
7 7 (3.59%) GSEC
7 7 (3.59%) CISA
7 7 (3.59%) Sun Certification
8 6 (3.08%) GPEN
8 6 (3.08%) CCNP
8 6 (3.08%) CCNA
8 6 (3.08%) RHCE
8 6 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.08%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.56%) MCP
9 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (14.36%) QA
3 19 (9.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.54%) WCAG
5 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.08%) Nmap
3 2 (1.03%) Docker
3 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.10%) Nessus
2 7 (3.59%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 32 (16.41%) Oracle
3 12 (6.15%) IBM
4 9 (4.62%) Google
5 7 (3.59%) VMware
5 7 (3.59%) Sun
6 6 (3.08%) Demandware
6 6 (3.08%) LogRhythm
6 6 (3.08%) hybris
6 6 (3.08%) Intershop
6 6 (3.08%) ATG
7 3 (1.54%) Imperva
7 3 (1.54%) F5
8 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.03%) Apple
8 2 (1.03%) Capita
9 1 (0.51%) BT
9 1 (0.51%) SAP
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) Akamai
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £36,000 to £43,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Share Option +++
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 17 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Willmott Dixon
Salary: £30-£37k plus bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago